Hmmm sounds like a 90’s film title. Don’t remember seeing it though, I’m not a great movie fan I lack the attention span to get involved with over two hours of action. No, my film viewing is limited to the likes of ‘Finding Nemo’ or the ‘Ice Age’ series. I digress. This week Lisa has set the bird photo challenge to shots of our feathered friends on fences or wires. https://oureyesopen.blog/2021/01/29/bird-weekly-photo-challenge-birds-on-a-wire-or-a-fence/
So taking advantage of our extended lockdown and disgusting British winter weather I trawled through the dusty files to unearth these frames.
Out of the breeding season Linnets will form big flocks in search of seeds, often mixing with other species. Come spring and the male has a dapper deep pink flush to his breast and head to woo the ladies.
The Stonechat gets it’s name from the sound of it’s alarm call which is like two stones being struck together. They can be found on heathland and coastal dunes. If you think the wire in the above three shots looks similar you are right, all were taken on the same morning along the same field.
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